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Published quarterly by Ontario Nature, ON Nature brings readers closer to nature by exploring Ontario’s natural areas and wildlife and providing insight into environmental issues.

The magazine features stunning photography and in-depth articles by nature specialists. ON Nature explores Ontario’s wild species and spaces, while offering insight on:

  • Breaking conservation and science news
  • Environmental issues
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Natural history
Common loon with chick


Ontario Nature, a leading environmental charity, publishes ON Nature magazine.

Ontario Nature protects wild species and wild spaces through conservation, education and public engagement. We are the voice for nature it Ontario, and there whenever and wherever nature needs us most.

If you enjoy the magazine, be sure to read about the organization behind it at ontarionature.org.

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Short-eared owl


  • Finalist for Short Feature Writing, 2019 National Magazine Awards, “Blinded by the lightby Patricia Hluchy
  • Finalist for Short Feature Writing, 2018 National Magazine Awards, “Blinded by the light” by Ray Ford
  • Silver for Short Feature Writing, 2017 National Magazine Awards, “The cutting edge” by Ray Ford
  • Gold for Photography and Illustration, 2016 Applied Arts, “In the muck with mudpuppies” by Jessica Deeks
  • Finalist for Science Technology & the Environment, 2016 National Magazine Awards,”Oil and water” by Conor Mihell
Algonquin lookout with rainbow and autumn forest

Online Schedule

  • Spring 2021 issue published on March 12, 2021
  • Summer 2021 issue published on June 11, 2021
  • Fall 2021 issue published on September 10, 2021
  • Winter 2021 issue published on December 3, 2021


Our publication has had different names over the years.

  • ON Nature: 2004 – present
  • Seasons: 1980 – 2004
  • Ontario Naturalist: 1963 – 1979
  • Bulletin: 1951 – 1962
  • Circular: 1932 – 1951

Looking for more contact information or details on writing and photography guidelines? View our Contact Us section.

gray wolves in winter
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